Danny Seraphine joins us to discuss how a shocking loss sparked “Take Me to Chicago,” released on Sept. 12, 1977 as part of ‘Chicago XI.’
Something Else! Interviews
Hall and Oates scored their first No. 1 song in the summer of 1976. John Oates tells us why they refused to stand pat after that.
Steven T. Easter is a bit of a phenomenon. As we learn in this in-depth talk, he is a musician, promoter, producer and kite flyer – yes, kite flyer.
Released on August 31, 2004, Asia’s ‘Silent Nation’ represented the final collaboration between longtime partners Geoff Downes and John Payne.
Guitarist Matt Gold and drummer Nate Friedman discuss Sun Speak’s endlessly intriguing blend of folk, jazz and experimental music.
‘Fahrenheit,’ released in August 1986, fell into an emerging trend – as the big-hearted singles didn’t reflect all of Toto’s varied musical goals.
Inside the naming of Booker T. and the MGs’ ‘Green Onions’ : ‘The stinking-est music I’ve ever heard!’
Steve Cropper recalls the off-handed approach to finding a title for Booker T. and the MGs’ timeless ‘Green Onions,” released in August 1962.
Identical but not the same, the Bosman Twins talk to Sammy Stein about their deft combination of jazz, R&B, funk, gospel – and family.
The Band’s Garth Hudson, celebrating an Aug. 2 birthday, discusses overcoming tragedy, the sounds that inspire, and his love affair with the Lowry.
John Wetton admits that ‘Alpha,’ released on July 26, 1983, contained “one of the most identifiable Asia songs.” But he struggles with its message today.